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Greetings All - I recently acquired this from an old collector.  Pix show Crown M headstamp and fuze-well details - rare or common ? Artillery is not my area of expertise. Thanks !

 



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From the size of your image with a dollar bill, I would say this is an early 8.8 cm shell, typically used on U boats and coastal defense vessels. Maybe the 8.8 cm SK L/30? There are similar shell cases for sale when you search the net, but I haven't seen a complete one with the projectile.

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It does look like the 8,8cm SK L/30 shell and projectile.  If you measure the projectile diameter this will help identify it.  

 

This is a link to my German Navy 8,8cm SK L/30 and shell/projectile:https://www.lovettartillery.com/8.8cm_Schnellfeuer_Kanone_L_30.html

 

 



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It' probably a 8,8 cm Spgr. L/2,6 (Kz)

Kz is for kopfzünder

cartridge case 8,8 x 390 R for 8,8 cm SK L/30 or L/35



-- Edited by silent knight on Monday 3rd of June 2019 05:27:41 PM

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Thanks to those who posted answers ! Overall length 22” x 3.5” diameter unmarked projectile —

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WmDMorris wrote:

Thanks to those who posted answers ! Overall length 22” x 3.5” diameter unmarked projectile —


Definitely a 8,8 cm Spgr. L2,6 (Kz)

You still have to find the Gr. Z. C/83 fuze



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